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Articles about airship

Entertainment
by Amerowolf
5 years ago
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward - Free Company Airship Crafting and Upgrade Guide

One of the most unique additions that come to Final Fantasy XIV: Realm Reborn in their first expansion Heavensward is the ability for your Free Company to craft airships. These airships function much like the venture features that players can send their retainers out to do. You build your airship, you send it out, it brings stuff back. It's that simple. However, as with any new expansion, there is little information on how to actually craft the initial airship, much less how to upgrade it. For those who aren't tempted to build an airship as it stands now, in future patches to the expansion, Free Companies will be able to ride it to enter otherwise inaccessible areas in the game. Why not build it now and get a head start on discovering the new places you will go in the future?

History
by Torquay
7 years ago
Airship Disasters - the R101 and Hindenburg

The airship industry is probably the only industry to die in modern times because of disasters, although it experienced only two, the R101 and the Hindenberg, which had a combined death-toll of less than 100. There have been much worse disasters, on land, at sea and in the air, but none has brought to such an abrupt halt the industry from which it evolved. Perhaps the seeds of disaster lay not in its flying machines, but in the industry itself, with its vulnerable technology resting upon politics.

History
by BobD
8 years ago
October 5 - This Day In History

From the first airing of the Grand Ole Opry to Barry Bonds breaking Mark McGwire's home run record, read about what happened on October 5th

Technology
by khmellymel
11 years ago
Interesting Facts About Hydrogen (H)

Hydrogen, the most basic of all chemical elements, contains only one proton, 1 electron and no neutorns. Hydrogen is actually the oldest element in the universe, being formed between 3 and 20 minutes after the Big Bang. These, of course, are only a couple of the interesting facts...

History
by SamanthaDS
4 years ago
The Tragedy of the USS Akron

Constructed during a time period when zeppelin travel, the USS Akron was considered among the crowning achievements of the era before it met a terrible end.

Technology
by Ryan
11 years ago
Interesting Facts About Helium (He)

When most people think about Helium, they think about birthday balloons and funny sounding chipmunk voices. Sure, these might be the most popular uses but Helium also has many other interesting facts.

Here are 12 facts you may or may not have known about Helium:

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History
by T_William_Cook
5 years ago
1915: The Year Zeppelins Brought Death from the Sky

2015 sees the 100th anniversary of the German Zeppelin raids on Great Britain. What happened, and did the attacks achieve anything?

Entertainment
by Sharpie
9 years ago
Book Review: Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

The world-building is fantastic, the characters are flawed and believable, and there are cities on wheels. Oh yes.
A very nitpicky grumble, but Reeve likes to drop in references to current pop culture, which can sometimes seem a little forced. More often, though, it's fun to...

History
by BobD
8 years ago
September 24 - This Day In History

On September 24th the first powered flight took place, and the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier was launched. Check out these and other events for September 24th.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
3 years ago
A Review of the Role Playing Game Supplement Fearful Passages

Fearful Passages is a collection of nine scenarios based around forms of transport published by Chaosium Inc. for the Call of Cthulhu role playing game.

Entertainment
by Uniasus
9 years ago
Steampunk: An Introductory Guide

Steampunk? What's that? Let all your questions be answered in this guide to what steampunk is.

Lifestyle
by Kaden01
9 years ago
Terry Brooks

Terry Brooks began his writing career with the 1977 Sword of Shannara this book was the beginning of a long and still ongoing fantasy series, the Shannara series. The successive series picked up steam with the overwelming success of Sword of Shannara. The...

Technology
by ZackProser
9 years ago
Buying Starcraft 2

Starcraft 2 is out and about in the world. The wait is over, and if you are thinking about buying starcraft 2, check out this overview to the new game, what is exciting about it, and how you can get your hands on it quickly.


Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty is...

Technology
by marcel
8 years ago
5 Awesome iPhone Video Apps

You are about to learn about five awesome iPhone Video apps.

History
by MatthewA
5 years ago
A Brief History of Aircraft Carrier Warfare During the 20th Century

It was in World War I that the Royal Navy first combined planes with naval vessels. Then the first flat-deck aircraft carriers sailed, but had little impact. They launched a few small aircraft carrier raids, targeting German airship bases, but battleships still remained prevalent in the world's foremost navies. ...

Entertainment
by Amerowolf
7 years ago
Evoland Review - The Game That Evolves As You Play

Awhile back when I was reporting news for a small gaming site, I wrote a little preview about an upcoming game called Evoland. While I wrote news about a lot of games that did little to arouse my interest, Evoland was not the case. What really woke my thirst for this game was that it had a small little free version of the game that essentially gave the gist of what it was all about. I am always a fan of things I can play for free before buying.

Entertainment
by Amerowolf
6 years ago
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn - Beginner's Guide to Mining

Mining is one of the gathering classes in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Mining and it's other gathering classes are all helpfully lumped up in the Disciples of the Land. The class guild for it is based out of the city Ul'Dah, it can only be found there. Unsurprisingly, the resource a miner gathers is ore which can be used for Blacksmithing, Armorer and Goldsmith classes to make gear. This class also generates secondary resources that are used by almost all other classes, making it worthwhile to level if you want to make some money.

Entertainment
by Amerowolf
6 years ago
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn - Beginner's Guide to Botany

Botany is one of the gathering classes in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Botany and it's other gathering classes are all helpfully lumped up in the Disciples of the Land. The class guild for it is based out of the city Gridania, it can only be found there. Surprising, while you would imagine Botanists gather all manner of herbs, it is mostly just logging. Botanists gather wood for the Carpenter class. However, wood is also used as a component in recipes for Leatherworkers, Tailors, Armorers and Blacksmithes. This class also generates secondary resources that are used by almost all other classes, making it worthwhile to level if you want to make some money.

Entertainment
by Amerowolf
4 years ago
Just Cause 3 - Hunting Down Medici's Most Elusive Secrets

Just Cause has never been the most serious of open world action games, but the 400 square miles of Medici in Just Cause 3 brings even more silliness in the secrets and Easter eggs that made previous entries entertaining. From Dark Souls to Stargate, there are pop culture references hidden in them there hills as well as throwbacks to other locations in the Just Cause series, but the question remains - where can they be found?

Lifestyle
by Jerky
9 years ago
Starcraft 2 Terran Strategies

The Terran have already proven themselves as one of the most popular races amongst the Blizzard Entertainment's newest strategy game, Starcraft 2. And just like the original Starcraft game that kick started the franchise more than a decade before this sequel hit the shelves, the unique attributes of the...

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